SNL-EMA Energy Storage Technical Workshop Agenda

Day 1:

8:00 am: Workshop Registration/ Breakfast/ Networking Session

9:00 am: Welcome Address from EMA

9:15 am: Keynote:

  • DOE/SNL Energy Storage Applications and Technologies
  • Defining Recent Industry and Global Trends
  • Reflections from DOE/OE

9:45 am: Introduction to the technical workshop

  • Workshop Objectives and Structure
  • Recognition of Speakers

10:00 am: Refreshment Break/ Networking

10:30 am: SNL/Energy Storage Program: An Overview

  • Description of Several Recent/Current Projects
  • Sandia National Laboratories overview

11:30 am: Electrical Energy Storage Projects, Applications & Research Challenges for Grid Support: Description of Recent SNL Projects

  • Overview of Capabilities
  • Demonstrations

12:00 pm: Lunch Break

1:00 pm: ES Demonstration and Analysis: ESS in Grid-Level Setting

2:30 pm: Refreshment Break/ Facilitated Talks/ Networking     

3:30 pm: SNL Energy Storage Technologies & Systems

  • Supplement to ES Demonstration and Analysis: ESS in Grid-Level Setting

4:15 pm: Day Recap of Events and Preview for Day 2


Day 2:

8:00 am: Workshop Registration/ Breakfast

9:00 am: Welcome/ Review (Day 2)

9:10 – 9:40 am: Energy Storage Test Bed Design Issues

9:50 am: Question and Answer Session

10:15 – 10:30 am: Energy Storage: Policies, Market Opportunities, Challenges, and Gaps

  • Potential Business Models and Economic Opportunities
  • Current opportunities and emerging business models

Policy, Regulatory Guidance and Trends – Market Structure and Opportunities

  • Market Rule Changes required for market participation of ESS
  • Market Mechanisms  (e.g. performance payment)
  • Allocation of costs and benefits at the utility and consumer levels

10:30 – 10:45 am: Testing and Validation: Grid-Level ESS Systems

  • Testing and Certification of Grid-level ESS systems
  • US DOE/SNL’s work in the area of T&C Standards, protocols and procedures for grid-level ESS
  • SNL’s capabilities

10:45 am: Break/Facilitated Discussion

11:00 am: Protocols and Procedures for Grid-Level ESS

  • Safety
  • Security
  • Reliability
  • Sustainability
  • Resilience
  • Cost Effectiveness

11:30 am: Energy Storage System Safety – Codes and Standards           

12:00 pm: Recap and Closing Remarks

12:10 pm: Lunch Break

1:00 – 4:00 pm: Site Visit: Descriptions, Observations, Evaluation, Assessments